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by Paleotime
Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Illinois Beau Brumell.
Replies: 1
Views: 130

Re: Illinois Beau Brumell.

Very nice...I don't mind that dial at all. I like that bezel better than the more common version.
by Paleotime
Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Marquis and Mate - New Arrivals
Replies: 8
Views: 545

Re: Marquis and Mate - New Arrivals

We are bound to get tangled-up bidding on occasion. Although I am still thinking about a Canby GJH beat me out of several years ago...

Worked out OK for me though - as the money not spent allowed me to get the 14kt Bulova I posted here.

Good luck with your newest find...
by Paleotime
Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Struck Gold Again...
Replies: 11
Views: 5972

Re: Struck Gold Again...

If you tip me when you spot the Bully - I'll tip you if I spot the Gruen. :)
by Paleotime
Wed Jan 23, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Struck Gold Again...
Replies: 11
Views: 5972

Re: Struck Gold Again...

Excellent. Thanks Afire. I will keep my eyes open for one like that... ;)
by Paleotime
Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Struck Gold Again...
Replies: 11
Views: 5972

Re: Struck Gold Again...

Thanks Afire...Do you remember whether the watch you helped your friend with looked like this one? (I know it was a long time ago...)
by Paleotime
Sat Jan 19, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Struck Gold Again...
Replies: 11
Views: 5972

Re: Struck Gold Again...

Thanks Everyone. I was happy to get it in my budget... Are you going to redo the engraved sections? Mr. Cardigan - I will probably re-do the black into the recesses. I think that will help make the pattern Pop. If you ever want to sell or trade it, please let me know. Bryan - Sure thing. I will even...
by Paleotime
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Struck Gold Again...
Replies: 11
Views: 5972

Struck Gold Again...

After over ten years of collecting I recently scored my first solid gold watch - which I posted about here. The other day, I landed another one. This one is a two-tone Bulova model. I was able to find one other example of the model. I have no idea how a watch of this nature gets so dirty! Complete.j...
by Paleotime
Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Marquis and Mate - New Arrivals
Replies: 8
Views: 545

Re: Marquis and Mate - New Arrivals

It was You! I was third place on that auction...Congrats...nice score.
by Paleotime
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Bulova Watch Forum
Topic: Family Heirloom, Looking for Information
Replies: 2
Views: 271

Re: Family Heirloom, Looking for Information

There is likely a date code stamped on the back (most Bulova watches after 1949 have them on the outside back). This date code will consist of a letter and a number (L3 for example). The letter designates a decade and the number the year in that decade. The 1950s were stamped with an L, the 1960s wi...
by Paleotime
Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Watch and Watch parts wanted
Topic: Pallet Bridge Screw for Illinois 607 needed...
Replies: 0
Views: 963

Pallet Bridge Screw for Illinois 607 needed...

Hi Everyone,

Embarrassingly - I need a pallet bridge screw for an Illinois 607 - as the only one I had is now in orbit somewhere...Please let me know if you can help me out. :oops: